the hardest job in the world
You may not feel much love from all those in your life Jacob but I'm glad you tell me you know I do and your happy I make it a point to show you. I know how much it hurts to have a parent or step parent act like you don't exist just because they think they are perfect and you should be the one making them feel loved when no it's our job to make you feel our love. I love you very much.
I am...yep, yep, yep! (These are things that when reinforced over and over in a childs life actually help enable them to make better choices. Love being the root that the rest can grow from).
not that my kids need more help talking... but I LOVE this idea.
Love this! Just need to remember when Haiden wants to talk football non-stop, Ella is freaking out because she doesn't want to wear the clothes that she picked out, Mason's yelling as he runs from Gavin who is trying to give him the dog food he just put in his mouth and dumped all over the floor. :-)
"Raise your words, not your voice...
Every year starting on Feb 1st they wake up to a new heart on their door that says something you love about them. By Valentine's Day they have 14 reasons and their gift is waiting when they wake up:) That sounds like a super cute tradition to start!
10 Ways @Jessica Long @Amanda Akompi
15 things a Mom should teach her boys
Hang ornaments from ribbons on the mantle ( GREAT CONCEPT FOR RETAILERS WITH IN STORE MANTLES. The mechanics of expanding the idea to hold immense amount of ornaments for a eye popping display is simple. Wrap a thin, heavy board in appropriate material or paper, pound a hundred nails into it. Taa Dah, place and dress out with product ) JW
Hang ornaments from ribbons on the mantle or the bar or the landing. Yeah!!!
Motherhood Ideas: 1. Movie Night: every Friday 2. Interviews: ask family questions, figure out goals 3. Lunch Dates: Once a month take child out of school lunch for a date 4. Mother's Day Letters: Write love letter to child each year 5. Clean Ten: When things get cluttered, say "clean 10" and everyone picks up 10 things 6. Late Nights: Each kid gets 1 night a week to stay up 15 mins later for 1 on 1 attention time 7. Happies and Sads: At dinner take turns saying best part of day and worst
7 Ways to get closer to your kids and be a more efficient mom.
Mommy and Me journal. Write letters back and forth, leave under pillows... very sweet idea and love the memento it would give you years down the road.